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CANDI: SWEET GAME CHANGER

Posted by da Front Porch on Saturday, July 9, 2016,
1. What is your name? 
Candi

2. Please tell us about where you are from?
I was born and raised in Orange County. My background is Jamaican and Italian.

3. How has bullying effected your community? 
Unfortunately my community is non-supportive because they don't think it's an urgent issue. 

4. Was there a particular reason you chose to take a stance against bullying? 
I was always getting bullied and made fun of growing up and the fact that kids are killing themselves over this made take a stance. Th...

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RN KIMBERLY: MAKE IT WORK

Posted by da Front Porch on Thursday, April 28, 2016, In : Services 
What is your name and where are you from?
My name is Kimberly Powell and I'm originally from Broooklyn, NY

Why did you choose to become a Registered Nurse?
To be honest from the time I was in elementary all the way up until high school my parents hit a rough patch and yes we bounced back but I knew one thing was for sure, and that is that I would NEVER allow myself in my adulthood to go through what I went through in my childhood. I experienced having to sleep in a car with family, to staying in...

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Cheryl Diane Parkinson: Londons Creative Writer

Posted by da Front Porch on Saturday, February 20, 2016, In : Authors 
1. What is your name and where are you from?

I'm Cheryl Diane Parkinson. I was born in Britain, East London to Jamaican parents. Although I was born in the UK I did spend some time in the West Indies. I attended school in Kingston Jamaica, as well as spent some time in St Elizabeth and Westmoreland. I currently live in Essex just outside London with my three children: Jordon, Jessica and Amelia.

2. Tell us about your educational pathway?

One thing that has always stood out for me was my mother t...

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